Facets of August 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

Facets of August 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

What an eventful month it has been.  With Eid ul Adha springing up out of nowhere, to the extra time I was given to spend with my son, to the uphill battle of real sadness, and the joy of making pure and simple advances in self care, I can honestly say August has been a [...]

Junior Kindergarten Prep – 5 Simple Steps to be JK ready!

Junior Kindergarten Prep – 5 Simple Steps to be JK ready!

This is a first. Another facet of my life is going to begin next week.  I am going to send my one and only child, my baby bear, my babacakes, to school. Junior Kindergarten is his first foray into a structured learning environment.  He knows not what he's in for. Junior Kindergarten will have it's [...]

Kinder Prep – Four Moms Perspective

Kinder Prep – Four Moms Perspective

As the whole world already knows, I am preparing to send my little munchkin to kindergarten. I am so excited for him and so sad for me. I had imagined I would have a bit more time prepare, but alas, his school tweeted the two week countdown today. If you were on my insta-stories earlier [...]

Facets of July 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

Facets of July 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

I used to think that to begin something new.  It needed to be January, or Monday, or first thing in the morning. I am without fail full of ideas of new projects I want to do.  Things I want to start and then I follow those thoughts with, I’m going to start in the new [...]

Science Lab themed 4th Birthday Party

Science Lab themed 4th Birthday Party

Context For my son’s 4th birthday party, I was going to go low key.  That is my intention every year since his first birthday. We did the big birthday thing the first year. And I loved it, but I doubt that he remembered anything at all. Therefore I thought, okay, let’s do a second birthday [...]

My Pregnancy Story with Azan Part 3

My Pregnancy Story with Azan Part 3

What a wonderful weekend it had been. Eid ul Fitr is my favorite Eid, and I was secretly hoping I would go into labour.  What a dramatic and fun story that would have been to tell my son!  You were an Eid baby!  Eid day - last picture as a couple. We went to an [...]

My Pregnancy Story with Azan Part 2

My Pregnancy Story with Azan Part 2

The day after we found out we were expecting, our relationship slid into an almost euphoric stage.  He really began to take care of me. He stepped up to the plate.  We did the preliminary doctor’s appointments to confirm the validity of the one dark pink line and a second faint pink line.  To our [...]